New details emerge from the Wednesday accident on South Main


New details have emerged on the multi-car accident that slowed down traffic on South Main Street Wednesday afternoon around 12:30.

Bellefontaine Police reports Daniel McCoy, of Urbana, was traveling north on South Main Street, near Donatos, when he failed to maintain an assured clear distance and struck Tonya Hatton, of Russells Point, who was stopped in traffic.

After Hatton was struck, her vehicle was pushed into a third vehicle, operated by Matt Brown, of Bellefontaine, who was stopped in the left lane waiting to make a turn.

McCoy and Brown were not injured.

Hatton and her passenger Robert Edwards, of Russells Point, both suffered minor injuries and were taken to Mary Rutan Hospital by Bellefontaine EMS.

McCoy and Brown’s vehicles suffered minor damage while Hatton’s had moderate damage.

McCoy was cited for assured clear distance.